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    • MSE Ben
    • By MSE Ben 17th Jul 17, 4:54 PM
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    MSE News: Europcar repair costs investigation 'could cost firm £30 million'
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    • 17th Jul 17, 4:54 PM
    MSE News: Europcar repair costs investigation 'could cost firm £30 million' 17th Jul 17 at 4:54 PM
    Car hire firm Europcar has confirmed it's being probed over customer car repair costs which could cost them £30 million ...
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    • bristol_pilot
    • By bristol_pilot 17th Jul 17, 8:49 PM
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    Great to see this story.

    Earlier this year Europcar charged me over £560 'in lieu of repair' for a tiny bumper scratch (few mm) on a vehicle that was probably just missed in the pre-rental inspection. The 'supporting information' that accompanied the invoice for this ridiculous amount included over £150 for paint, a charge for 8 hours labour and various fees without adequate explanation.

    If there's any kind of class action following the SFO or Trading Standards investigations I'll throw my hat into the ring.
    • Strider590
    • By Strider590 17th Jul 17, 9:20 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 9:20 PM
    It's too little too late IMO, most if not all of the car hire companies are pulling these scams.
    “I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an a** of yourself.”

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